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Diphenoxylate

Brand names: LOMOTIL (in combination)

Description

Diphenoxylate is a synthetic opioid derivative with selective effects on gastrointestinal smooth muscle. It is essentially devoid of “morphine type subjective effects” at therapeutic doses.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Diphenoxylate
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07D Antipropulsives → A07DA Antipropulsives